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by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a fictional retelling of events in American history surrounding the Salem Witch Trials of the seventeenth century. Yet, is as much a product of the time in which Arthur Miller wrote it - the early 1950s - as it is description of Puritan society. The Salem witch trials took place from…

The Crucible is a play by Arthur Miller. The Crucible study guide contains a biography of Arthur Miller, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

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Posted By tshepo t #368608 at Apr 23, 2014 3:02 PM

to what extent does mr hales statement reveal the corruption of justice in salem?

mr hale's statement is "Believe me , mr nurse , if rebecca nurse be tainted then there is nothing left to stop the whole green world from burning.Let you rest upon the justice of the court ; the court will send her home i know it"

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Posted By rachel k #366345 at Apr 09, 2014 4:52 PM


Posted By alison c #366123 at Apr 08, 2014 7:07 PM

What is the mood in the village?

How do people act toward each other ?

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Posted By aaa a #1917 at Aug 24, 2005 8:21 AM

One question about the crucible

* Consider the village of Salem, an extremely tight-knit Puritan community. What is the social hierarchy? Who is part of the community and who is excluded? Why? How does the hierarchy shift by the end of the play?

Any help will be greatly appreciated

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